Abortion restrictions under the guise of protections
February 27, 2023: In response to the overturn of Roe v. Wade, good intentions to restore abortion access can actually cause real and lasting harm, and will set us back
What’s MO got to do with the FDA Mifepristone case?
February 14, 2023: Everything.
Impact of Dobbs v. Jackson Whole Woman’s Health Org
June 7, 2022: In advance of the upcoming Dobbs v. Jackson Whole Women’s Health Organization decision, the following information provides context for what’s at stake in Missouri and what can be done to improve abortion access in Illinois, a critical access state in a post-Roe world.
Readout of abortion roundtable with VP Kamala Harris
May 19, 2022: Today, Reproductive Health Services of Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Colleen McNicholas joined abortion providers at a roundtable hosted by Vice President Kamala Harris.
Will Biden watch a 4th state “defund” Planned Parenthood?
May 22, 2022: Today, the Missouri Legislature is expected to vote on a must-pass supplemental budget bill that would “defund” Planned Parenthood, which would block Medicaid patients from accessing preventive services at Planned Parenthood health centers.
The First Time Rep. Cori Bush Shares Abortion Story
September 10, 2021: Thursday, Congresswomaan Cori Bush (D-MO) publicly shared her personal abortion story for the first time in front of a St. Louis crowd rallying against the recent Texas abortion ban.
Correcting the record: Contraception is not abortion
June 16, 2021: This week, Missouri politicians proposed new language to the federal reimbursement allowance (FRA), a must-pass Medicaid funding bill that lawmakers failed to pass during the regular session because of language blocking patients’ access to contraception.
Supreme Court will hear direct challenge to Roe v. Wade
May 17, 2021: This morning, the United States Supreme Court announced it will hear a case about Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban